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Italian Italian Short Stories For Beginners 10 Captivating Short Stories To Learn Italian Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun

Author : Italian Academy
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Genre : Foreign Language Study
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JUST RELEASED: 10 Captivating Italian Short Stories For Beginners (+47k words inside) Do you know what's the most popular, breakthrough way to learn Italian nowadays? There's something that's for sure: you already know it isn't common, old-fashioned, dust-gathering type of language learning books. Those are incredibly boring and outdated. But there's so much more than that. Today, the most interesting, hustle-free way of learning a foreign language is this: by reading short stories, fun tales, and captivating narratives that keep you hooked from beginning to end. Do we have your attention already? Great. Because that’s exactly what this book is about. Captivating Stories + Italian Language = Learn Italian while enjoying yourself The best thing about using short stories to learn foreign languages is that you actually learn without realizing you're doing it. Think for a second, when was the last time you learned something new without much effort on your part? When was the last time you actually enjoyed learning and were eager to keep advancing, page after page, having fun the whole time? Most likely than not, it's tough to recall feeling like that. That's why learning Italian with short stories is catching up so much momentum lately: it works, it's fun, and it's pretty much hustle-free. In this volume you'll find ten exciting short stories intended for beginners and low intermediate Italian learners. They've been prepared for A1, A2 and B1 levels of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Your just have to focus on one story at a time and start reading. Each story contains 3000 to 4000 words, and they can be read quite effortlessly. The stories deal around multiple genres, including mystery, adventure, fantasy and romance, and take place in Italy. We've prepared these tales to keep you entertained and motivated to continue reading until the very end of each story. We strongly believe that learning while enjoying yourself is the ideal approach to learning. INCLUDING: Tons of Vocabulary, Detailed Exercises & Summaries of Each Tale This volume contains ten short tales written in Italian. Each story is divided into three chapters. The first chapter introduces the characters and the general setting. Chapter 2 presents the conflict, and Chapter 3 solves it completely. After each chapter you'll find an Annex with a short summary of what you just read, a list with the most challenging vocabulary introduced in that chapter, and a set of quizzes to expand your comprehension. READ: Italian Short Stories For Beginners - 10 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun This book presents hundreds of new words in Italian you can try in your next trip to Italy. These tales will push you to grow your Italian vocabulary. Keep in mind that the level of difficulty of each tale goes up as you advance. That's why we've chosen each set of vocabulary carefully, keeping an eye on how each student feels with each tale. What Do You Get From Reading This Book? 1) 10 complete Italian short stories for beginners and low intermediates 2) +170 pages with over +40.000 words of content 3) Summaries of each chapter (in English and Italian) 4) Key vocabulary with translations 5) Hundreds of multiple-choice exercises with answers 6) Countless historical and cultural references 7) Many references to special vocabulary and Italian slang 8) Stories set in Italy 9) Captivating tales on multiple genres (mystery, adventure, fantasy, romance, etc.) 10) Characters you can easily relate to 11) Italian stories in ascending order of difficulty for optimal learning Okay, are you ready? All you need to do is pick a story from this book, prepare a cup of coffee or tea, and start reading. Click on the button above and start your journey. We'll see you inside.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories

Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN : 9780141985626
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 72.27 MB
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'Rich. . . eclectic. . . a feast' Telegraph This landmark collection brings together forty writers that reflect over a hundred years of Italy's vibrant and diverse short story tradition, from the birth of the modern nation to the end of the twentieth century. Poets, journalists, visual artists, musicians, editors, critics, teachers, scientists, politicians, translators: the writers that inhabit these pages represent a dynamic cross section of Italian society, their powerful voices resonating through regional landscapes, private passions and dramatic political events. This wide-ranging selection curated by Jhumpa Lahiri includes well known authors such as Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante and Luigi Pirandello alongside many captivating new discoveries. More than a third of the stories featured in this volume have been translated into English for the first time, several of them by Lahiri herself.
Category: Fiction

Italian Short Stories For Beginners

Author : The Language The Language Academy
ISBN : 1536887676
Genre : Italian language
File Size : 25.37 MB
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INTRODUCING: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian (2ND Edition Updated & Expanded) Are you bored of the traditional methods people tell you to use to learn Italian? Are you bored of all those dusty grammar books that pile up making everything look so hard? What if we told you there''s a better, more enjoyable way to learn Italian and grow your vocabulary exponentially? Well, guess what? There is! The best way to learn Italian is by reading short stories The problem? You might feel like you don''t know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to read whatever pops up on the internet. And that''s exactly why we created this book. Short Stories + Foreign Language = Faster Learning We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it''s fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language once you frame that learning into a certain context (for example, a short story). Short stories allow you to put what you''ve learned so far into practice, allowing you to expand your vocabulary quickly, make sense of ideas, understand new concepts, and overall get a better grasp of the Italian language. Short stories work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you read the 9 captivating short stories we''ve prepared for you, you will learn Italian without even realizing you''re learning it! Your goal is to simply focus on a single story at a time (they only a take few minutes to read). The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on reading to find out what happens next. That''s the very best way to learn, don''t you think? BONUS: Vocabulary Lists, Multiple Choice Exercises & Summaries of Each Story In this book you''ll find a total of 9 short stories in Italian. Each story is divided into three chapters. You start by reading Chapter one, then you go to the Annex, and you''ll find there a quick summary of what you just read, a vocabulary list, and several multiple choice exercises intended to help you forge a deeper understanding of the story as it goes. Once you''re done with this section, you move on to Chapter 2, then Chapter 3, and then you move on to the next story. It''s so easy and fun you won''t believe it. READ: Italian Short Stories For Beginners - 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun "Italian Short Stories For Beginners" contains a multitude of vocabulary lists including words and phrases you can incorporate to grow your Italian vocabulary to unprecedented levels. We chose each of those words carefully, aiming to support the beginner and intermediate student alike. We are absolutely sure will love all our stories, and we sincerely hope they help you learn Italian much, much faster. How Will You Italian Skills Improve? You will learn new words without even realizing it You will incorporate key phrases of the Italian language You will understand how context affects the meaning of certain words You will get a break from all those dusty Italian grammar books you own You will have fun reading entertaining stories on multiple genres You will get a chance to apply what you already know Most importantly,you will get a better overall grasp of the Italian language, feeling more confident and secure with your abilities Short stories are absolutely ideal to learn Italian while having fun. All you need to do is pick one from this book, and start reading. What Are You Waiting For? Get this book now and start learning Italian the fun way. Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button.
Category: Italian language

Italian

Author : Language Language Central
ISBN : 1544630395
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INTRODUCING: 8 Provocative Short Stories to Learn Italian By Reading Fun Tales (Including Tons of Vocabulary & Detailed Quizzes) Do you know what''s the most popular, breakthrough way of learning a new language nowadays? There''s something that''s for sure: you already know it isn''t common, old-fashioned type of language learning books. Those are incredibly boring and outdated. But there''s so much more than that. Today, the most popular, hustle-free way of learning a foreign language is this: by reading short stories, fun tales, and captivating narratives that keep you hooked from beginning to end. Do we have your attention already? Great. Because that''s exactly what this book is about. Captivating Stories + Italian Language = Learn Faster The best thing about using short stories to learn foreign languages is that you actually learn without realizing you''re doing it. Think for a second, when was the last time you learned something new without much effort on your part? When was the last time you actually enjoyed the learning process and were eager to keep advancing, page after page, having fun the whole time? Most likely than not, it''s tough to recall feeling like that. That''s why learning Italian with short stories is catching up so much momentum lately: it works, it''s fun, and it''s pretty much hustle-free. In this volume you''ll find eight exciting short stories intended for beginners and low intermediate Italian learners. They''ve been prepared for A1, A2 and B1 levels of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Your just have to focus on one story at a time and start reading. Each story contains 3000 to 4000 words, and they can be read quite effortlessly. The stories deal around multiple genres, including mystery, adventure, fantasy and romance, and take place in Italy. We''ve prepared these tales to keep you entertained and motivated to continue reading until the very end of each story. We strongly believe that learning while enjoying yourself is the ideal approach to learning. INCLUDING: Tons of Vocabulary, Detailed Exercises & Summaries of Each Tale This volume contains eight short tales written in Italian. Each story is divided into three chapters. The first chapter introduces the characters and the general setting. Chapter 2 presents the conflict, and Chapter 3 solves it completely. After each chapter you''ll find an Annex with a short summary of what you just read, a list with the most challenging vocabulary introduced in that chapter, and quizzes to expand your comprehension. READ: Italian Short Stories For Beginners - 8 Provocative Short Stories to Learn Italian By Reading Fun Tales This volume contains hundreds of new words in Italian you can try in your next trip to Italy. These tales will push you to grow your Italian vocabulary. Keep in mind that the level of difficulty of each tale goes up as you advance. That''s why we''ve chosen each set of vocabulary carefully, keeping an eye on how each student feels with each tale. What Do You Get From Reading This Book? First of all, because you''ll have a lot of fun Secondly, you''ll expand your vocabulary to unprecedented levels Third, you''ll get a snapshot of the culture and habits of the Italian speaking world Fourth, we''ll give you an excuse to put down all those boring grammar books you own Fifth, you''ll feel way more comfortable with your Italian skills in your next trip to Italy And sixth, did we mention you''re going to have a lot of FUN reading these tales? Think of this volume as your Italian language learning companion. All you need to do is pick a story from this book, prepare a cup of coffee or tea, and start reading. Are you ready to start reading? Get this volume now and begin learning Italian with fun tales. Scroll to the top of the page and click on the buy button.
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Short Stories In Italian For Beginners

Author : Olly Richards
ISBN : 9781473683334
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 83.82 MB
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An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young and adult learners. "I love Olly's work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers Short Stories in Italian for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories will both entertain you, and give you a feeling of progress when reading. What does this book give you? · Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary · Controlled language at your level, including the 1000 most frequent words, to help you progress confidently · Authentic spoken dialogues, to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability · Pleasure! It's much easier to learn a new language when you're having fun, and research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration - 'It's too hard!' 'I don't understand!' · Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way Carefully curated to make learning a new language easy, these stories include key features that will support and consolidate your progress, including · A glossary for bolded words in each text · A bilingual word list · Full plot summary · Comprehension questions after each chapter. As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying reading, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Italian for Beginners will make learning Italian easy and enjoyable.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Great Italian Short Stories Of The Twentieth Century I Grandi Racconti Italiani Del Novecento A Dual Language Book

Author : Jacob Blakesley
ISBN : 9780486476315
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 20.16 MB
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This anthology highlights the rich range of modern Italian fiction, presenting the first English translations of works by many famous authors. Contents include fables and stories by Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante, Alberto Moravia, and Cesare Pavese; historical fiction by Leonardo Sciascia and Mario Rigoni Stern; and little-known tales by Luigi Pirandello and Carlo Emilio Gadda. No further apparatus or reference is necessary for this self-contained text. Appropriate for high school and college courses as well as for self-study, this volume will prove a fine companion for teachers and intermediate-level students of Italian language and literature as well as readers wishing to brush up on their language skills. Dover (2013) original publication. See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com
Category: Literary Collections

Short Stories In Italian For Intermediate Learners

Author : Olly Richards
ISBN : 9781529361452
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 75.93 MB
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An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young adult and adult intermediate learners of Italian. Olly's top-notch language-learning insights are right in line with the best of what we know from neuroscience and cognitive psychology about how to learn effectively. I love his work - and you will too! - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers Short Stories in Italian for Intermediate Learners has been written specifically for students from a low-intermediate to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories will both entertain you, and give you a feeling of progress when reading. What does this book give you? · Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary · Controlled language at your level to help you progress confidently · Realistic spoken dialogues to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability · Beautiful illustrations accompanying each story, to set the scene and support your understanding · Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way · Pleasure! Research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration - 'It's too hard!' 'I don't understand!' With intriguing plots that will spark your imagination and keep you reading, Short Stories in Italian will take your grasp of Italian to the next level with key features to support and consolidate your progress, including: · A glossary for bolded words in each text · A bilingual word list · Full plot summary · Comprehension questions after each chapter. As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying reading, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language all without ever feeling overwhelmed. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Italian for Intermediate Learners uses reading as the perfect tool to not only delight in learning Italian, but to accelerate your journey towards fluency.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Short Stories In Italian

Author : none
ISBN : 9780141959412
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 61.33 MB
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This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.
Category: Literary Collections

Italian Short Stories

Author : Dimitri Vittorini
ISBN : 9780141959641
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 51.37 MB
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This second volume of Italian Short Stories, with its parallel translations aims - as the first volume did - to exemplify the richness and variety of Italian writing of the twentieth century. In this volume, however, some of the language used is a little more advanced and the translations slightly less literal. Moravia and Calvino, both well known to British and American readers, appear again along with Italo Svevo, Comisso, Vittorini, Rigoni - Stern, Fenoglio and Pasolini so that the literature of both Rome and the provinces is fully represented. There are also discussions of the less familiar words and dialect expressions in the Italian text.
Category: Literary Collections

Italian Short Stories For Beginners English Italian

Author : Mobile Library
ISBN : 9788834111154
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 71.62 MB
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I will go home now = Andrò a casa. Do you understand these first Italian words? Yes, you do! How? Because you read it using a new technique: bilingual reading (parallel text). How it works? It's simple: bilingual reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at the same time. One version is in the language you want to learn (here you will learn Italian words) and the other version is in your native language or in another language that you feel comfortable with: here we will use English. This way, you can use short stories to learn Italian the fun way with the bilingual reading natural method. Using this method, you will quickly start to learn Italian from basics and learn Italian fast by accumulating vocabulary. In order to make simple the Italian language study, this book brings together 50 amazing Penguins images with short, simple, funny texts written in their native language and with Italian key words. The simple Italian short stories for beginners and dialogues in this Italian dual language book a great tool to learn Italian for beginners of all ages. Let's start learning Italian? Come on, it's going to be fun - the Penguins will help you learn!
Category: Foreign Language Study